"Retinoscopes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Instruments for RETINOSCOPY that determines the refractive state of the EYE, such as the degree of NEARSIGHTEDNESS; FARSIGHTEDNESS; or ASTIGMATISM. In principle, a retinoscope provides a light source to illuminate the RETINA, and then locates the aerial image of the retina in space to obtain an index of the refractive quality of the patient's lens system.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Retinoscopes".
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